8 Ian Williams - Sailing World Match Racing Tour Champion

Our final guest of 2015 on the ‘Best in the World with Richard Parr’ is five-time World Sailing champion Ian Williams. He’s the only skipper in World Match Racing Tour history to achieve the feat. 

The Briton has been shortlisted twice for the ISAF World Sailor of the Year award.

Before taking up sailing full-time Ian was a lawyer working in London.

In his chat with Richard, Ian explains which skills from his previous profession have helped him in his sport. That includes managing his team and gaining sponsors.

Ian also gives some tips to young sailors and for adjusting to jetlag.

To keep up to date with all of Ian’s activities you can follow him on twitter @Williams_Racing and on his website www.williamssailracing.com.

You can also keep across the World Match Racing Tour at wmrt.com and on twitter @worldmrt.

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